The Game: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Jan 10
2012

Skeletons

Season 5 opens with Melanie grappling with Derwin’s accusation that she had an abortion. Meanwhile, Malik and Tasha deal with a drunken Jenna. Later, Tasha corners Malik…

2 Jan 10
2012

The Truth Pact

When Derwin rehires Irv it sets off Melanie searching for her role in life while Tasha sues Derwin and Irv for money she believes she is owed. Meanwhile, Malik is forced to eva…

3 Jan 17
2012

No Money, Mo Problems

Hostility between Melanie and Tasha goes public at a fashion show. Elsewhere, Chardonnay’s friends open Jason’s eyes to racism; and Derwin takes Kwan under his wing…

4 Jan 24
2012

The Black People Episode

Jason meets Chardonnay’s friends who open his eyes to the racism in the world that fame has blinded him to. Derwin tries to get Kwan to follow his lead socially in hopes that i…

5 Jan 31
2012

Grand Opening, Grand Closing

Chardonnay rejects Jason’s proposal; Derwin is stunned when Melanie gets the diva treatment at church.

6 Feb 07
2012

Drink, Pray, Love

Malik has a hard time letting go of his dream home when he’s forced to short sell his mansion.
Melanie has a showdown with Tasha at Drop Bar.

7 Feb 14
2012

The Tricks Episode

When a YouTube video of Malik and Derwin doing football tricks goes viral, the guys ride the wave hoping it takes Malik off the bench and back onto the field.

8 Feb 28
2012

Matchmaker, Matchmaker... Mind Your Business!

Tasha develops romantic feelings for a new man—but he turns out to be a male escort. Elsewhere, Melanie plays matchmaker at her dinner party, only to stir up tension with Derwi…

9 Mar 06
2012

Keep Your Friends Close and Your Prostitute Closer

Melanie tries to connect with Janay by pushing Derwin closer to her fiancé. Elsewhere, Tasha forges ahead in her newfound relationship with a male escort.

10 Mar 13
2012

Catfight on the Catwalk

Melanie hosts the Sunbeam’s fashion show, but ends up being locked in the bathroom with Tasha. While having sex with three supermodels, Malik has trouble getting aroused,…

11 Mar 20
2012

A Punch in the Gut... Full of Human

Jason’s relationship with Chardonnay is tested by a third party; Melanie and Derwin receive troubling fertility news; Chardonnay reaches out to Tasha for relationship hel…

12 Mar 27
2012

Higher ground

Tasha agrees to be the surrogate for Melanie and Derwin; Derwin’s poker night turns into a raging bash.

13 Apr 03
2012

There's No Place Like Home

An unexpected arrival tests Melanie and Derwin ; Malik mulls over an endorsement offer.

14 Apr 10
2012

Derwin's About to go H.A.M

Derwin suffers consequences; Melanie’s surrogate; Derwin’s drama as a professional athlete.

15 Apr 17
2012

Party in a Box

Chardonnay grumbles that her relationship with Jason is purely physical, so Jason tries to make amends by introducing her to his friends. Meanwhile, Derwin faces the reality of…

16 Apr 24
2012

Fits and Starts

Tasha and Pookie explore their friendship; Janay goes out of town; Melanie and Derwin stay busy.

17 May 01
2012

A Woman's Right to Choose Herself

Tasha’s struggle with being a surrogate; Jason helps Chardonnay with her finances; Melanie’s discontent with Derwin.

18 May 08
2012

Breakthrough, Breakdown? Break- Through

Melanie does some soul searching; Malik’s relapse.

19 May 15
2012

Let Them Eat (Cup) cake!

Tasha joins the cupcake club to renew her celibacy. Derwin struggles with Melanie away.

20 May 22
2012

Cold Swine Sucks...And So Does Falling in Love

Tasha’s discovers a text message; Derwin pushes Irv.

20 May 22
2012

Cold Swine Sucks...And So Does Falling in Love

Tasha’s discovers a text message; Derwin pushes Irv.

21 May 29
2012

Move Trick, Get out of the Way

Derwin and Melanie’s long distance relationship; Malik’s success; Tasha becomes a surrogate; Jason and Chardonnay’s conflict

21 May 29
2012

Move Trick, Get out of the Way

22 Jun 05
2012

The Championship Game Episode

It’s down to the wire Game fans! Can the Sabers pull off a championship win? Will Derwin and Melanie settle on a resolution to their potential long distance relationship?…

About The Game

The Game is the spin-off of the long-running sitcom Girlfriends.

By creators Mara Brock Akil and Kelsey Grammer come a comedy about three special woman in a relationship with three hard-working football players. Melanie (Tia Mowry) is trying to work her relationship with Derwin (Pooch Hall), her boyfriend, while Tasha Mack (Wendy Raquel Robinson) balances the relationship she has with her son and with her husband, Malik (Horsea Canchez). Tiffany (Brittany Daniels) and Jason (Coby Bell) are also working hard to make their relationship last.

The Game focuses on each of the relationships present in these women’s lives — those with both friends and lovers — as they learn the rules of the game.

More